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Cirdan-Capital
Cirdan-Capital

“Our experience of working with Thistle Initiatives to add our CASS permissions has been great. Thistle helped to create the application to vary our FCA permissions and helped to respond to the FCA’s detailed questions following submission. Thistle assisted quickly and clearly at all times, including during the more complex aspects of the process.”

Antonio De Negri / Cirdan Capital

Investam-Capital-Ltd
Investam-Capital-Ltd

“Already established as a matched principal broker, we needed a compliance consultancy who could help us vary our permissions to offer an advisory and discretionary managed service to our clients. Thistle Initiatives were experienced in these types of applications, but more importantly understood the business and the required regulation. They were able to complete the FCA application with minimal input from us and provide a high level of support when corresponding with the FCA. The application went through seamlessly and was approved very quickly.”

Carlos Ramirez / Investam Capital Ltd

Jefferson-Capital-Ltd
Jefferson-Capital-Ltd

“The level of assistance and advice Thistle provide is first rate. Thistle’s help was key in all of our applications to the FCA; all have been successful quickly.”

Firdavs Shakhidi / Jefferson Capital Ltd

Key-To-Markets
Key-To-Markets

“Thistle provides us with expansive, up to date knowledge, translated into clear, uncomplicated investment compliance guidance time and time again. We have no hesitation in recommending their compliance support and external auditing service.”

Giancarmelo Spampinato / Key To Market

Little Square Capital
Little Square Capital

“Our firm needed a compliance consultancy to assist us through the process of becoming authorised by the FCA. Thistle provided support for completing the application and helped to respond to questions from, and assist with face-to-face meetings with, the FCA, including navigating hurdles and unforeseen complexities encountered following submission of the application.”

Johan Rode / Little Square Capital

Logic-Investments
Logic-Investments

“Thistle are quick to respond to any queries, and always provide clear, focused advice.”

Darren Eaton / Logic Investments

London-&-Oxford-Group
London-&-Oxford-Group

“Thistle Initiatives provide us with invaluable expertise with their ongoing compliance support and delivered end-to-end assistance with our FCA application to add Alternative Investment Fund Management to our permissions. The service from the team is always on-point and efficient; we highly recommend them.”

Henry Blyth / London & Oxford Group

Mayar-Capital
Mayar-Capital

“Already acting as an Appointed Representative, our firm needed a compliance consultancy who would be able to help us navigate the process to becoming fully authorised by the FCA. Thistle diligently assisted us to complete the application, including effective responses to the various questions from the FCA. Thistle’s advice throughout the process was excellent.”

Abdulaziz A. Alnaim / Mayar Capital

Mayfair-Capital-Limited
Mayfair-Capital-Limited

“Thistle’s help throughout our retail investment management application was invaluable. Thistle always provide us with clear compliance advice and guidance.”

Roderic Owen-Thomas / Mayfair Capital Limited

Ras-Capital
Ras-Capital

“The intention of RAS Capital was to create an FCA authorised boutique Real Estate Debt Asset Management firm; Thistle Initiatives provided us with a full support service to complete the FCA application with minimal input. Additionally, they provided us with a high level of support when corresponding with the FCA and we continue to use Thistle Initiatives for compliance support.”

Assad Amin / Ras Capital

Regency-Capital
Regency-Capital

“Thistle Initiatives’ support during our recent application to become FCA authorised has proved invaluable. From the outset, the team at Thistle were very knowledgeable, with an in-depth understanding of our business, the type of regulation required and the application process itself. I would highly recommend Thistle to other firms.”

Alex Joyner / Regency Capital

Terramont-Capital
Terramont-Capital

“Thistle’s help throughout the application for FCA authorisation was excellent, they were able to assist us to complete all the documents required by the FCA to a high standard specific to our business model. Thistle (in particular Alex and Lee) were able to help with some challenging questions from the FCA and provided a friendly and professional service throughout.”

Cynthia Cho / Terramont Capital

Topstone-Capital
Topstone-Capital

“From end to end, Thistle’s assistance with our discretionary and advisory application for FCA authorisation was fantastic. They provided a professional and efficient service assisting with all aspects; we are very satisfied with the outcome.”

Mikhail Pugachev / Topstone Capital

Vinco-Wealth-Management-Ltd
Vinco-Wealth-Management-Ltd

“Thistle assist Vinco in all areas of regulatory business. This support includes our application for authorisation, our variation of permissions and daily ad-hoc compliance queries, regardless of how complex they are. Thistle provide an uncomplicated, commercial answer.”

Mark Vincent / Vinco Wealth Management Ltd

Wahed-Invest
Wahed-Invest

“Thistle Initiatives’ experience in FCA applications was certainly an advantage as the guidance and advice provided during the process was paramount to our success. Thistle was always on hand and extremely professional in every manner. I would highly recommend using them.”

Trevor Davies / Wahed Invest

Wealthfusion
Wealthfusion

“Thistle’s help throughout our Exempt CAD retail client advisory application for authorisation was invaluable. Thistle provided a highly professional service, assisting with all aspects, right up to FCA authorisation.”

Udit Garg / Wealthfusion

Wellesley-&-Co-Ltd
Wellesley-&-Co-Ltd

“Thistle are a pleasure to work with, providing trusted and pragmatic advice coupled with reliable delivery across the regulated spectrum.”

Dagmar Petersen / Wellesley

WMG
WMG

“Our experience of working with Thistle Initiatives has been exceptionally good. After due consideration and comparison of various service providers, WMG Advisors engaged Thistle to perform an external review of our systems and controls, our policies and procedures and to provide ongoing training to meet our compliance needs. Thistle deployed serious resources to the project, and provided comprehensive analysis and recommendations. Thistle has responded quickly and clearly to all of our requests to date. We continue to be impressed with both the methodology and the people that we deal with throughout their organisation.”

Pieter Van Leuven / WMG Funds LLP

Chilango
Chilango

“Excellent service and delivered what was expected within a short timescale. Would definitely recommend the team at Thistle.”

Eric Partaker / Chilango